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Craig Nevill-Manning
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It's an awesome experience. We saw a penguin return home in darkness at Nugget Point. It was a magical sight.
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With another medal today, New Zealand shoots to Number 3 in Olympic medals per capita!
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Over-obsessive solution to a New York Times puzzle...
The depth of the node is the minimum number of pours required to get to that configuration. The puzzle solution, "10,10,0" is surprisingly deep – there's one very long branch, and it takes 15 pours to...
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Enjoying looking at the edit history of the Wikipedia pages describing the theory behind the #Higgs Boson (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/05/science/cern-physicists-may-have-discovered-higgs-boson-particle.html). It still catches me by surprise when the standard reference material (i.e. Wikipedia) updates in almost real time after a discovery. (and I did my bit by fixing some punctuation in the page on the Higgs field ;-)
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The New York Times article ends with a nice quote to this point: 'In an e-mail, Maria Spiropulu, a professor at the California Institute of Technology who works with the CMS team at CERN, wrote about the Higgs: “I personally do not want it to be standard model anything — I don’t want it to be simple or symmetric or as predicted. I want us all to have been dealt a complex hand that will send me (and all of us) in a (good) loop for a long time.”'
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1 WTC so close to topping out, through my spotting scope. The columns that start out 200 feet apart at the base are only a few feet apart now...
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We will look forward to viewing this ourselves later in the year.
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Larger countries tend to win more medals. But who leads the world in medals per capita? Now a Google+ Page...
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Yes – I'll work on that (maybe for the next Olympics :-)
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As you scan the Olympic medal tally, one thing stands out: larger countries tend to win more medals. An obvious exception, especially in 2008, is Australia, who won the fifth largest number of medals with a population of 23 million, 52nd largest of Olympic countries.

The obvious next question is: who leads the world in medals per capita? This site, which is updated daily during the Olympics, provides the answer.

In addition, it calculates the leaders in gold medals per capita, as well as a weighted medal count where gold is worth three points, silver two and bronze one. Finally, it's a little unfair to ignore the relative wealth of countries, so the site counts medals relative to GDP (provided by the World Bank.) I've also gathered population statistics and medal counts for every modern Olympics, starting in 1896 (which turned out to be hugely time-consuming!), so you can see how these statistics change over time.

My bias? I'm originally from New Zealand, which has consistently been in the top half-dozen or so countries for total medals and gold medals per capita, and in 1984 won the most golds per capita.
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Those figures show almost NO correlation between the population of a country and its medal tally. There is a moderate correlation between GDP and medal tally.
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No progress at the top of the columns at 1 WTC this week, but this is a clearer photo at least. Assuming that the height of the balustrade at the top of the construction elevator below is about at code – 42", the columns are a few feet apart.
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...but to be fair, they've jumped the cranes since my photos last week...
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  • University of Waikato
    Computer Science, 1992 - 1996
  • University of Canterbury
    Computer Science, 1987 - 1989
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    Engineering Director, 2000 - present
  • Rutgers University
    Assistant Professor, 1998 - 2000
  • Stanford University
    Postdoctoral Fellow, 1996 - 1998
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